Catherine Purnell

2022 NC State/GAC Invite: Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

This morning’s prelims session will feature the 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free, 100 breast, and 100 back.

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Duke Freshman Kaelyn Gridley Pops 26.61 50 BR Split, 1:34.27 150 BR At Intrasquad

Gridley’s 50 breast was faster than Duke’s breast split at 2022 ACCs, and her 150 breast time was faster than what Alex Walsh went at the UVA intrasquad.

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Foley Shatters Duke Breaststroke Record But UNC Comes Out Ahead in Dual Meet

Duke’s Sarah Foley broke a school record in the 100 breaststroke, as both teams put up multiple season and personal bests on Friday.

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2021 ACC Women’s Championships: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

This morning, the prelims of the women’s 100 fly, 400 IM, 200 free, 100 breast, and 100 back will take place. UVA’s Kate Douglass leads the 100 fly.

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NC State Defeats Duke Men and Women in Durham

In the 200 free, Alons won by over four full seconds, charging to a 1:47.76. In the 200 back, she was again first by over four seconds, clocking a 1:55.59. 

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UNC Invite Day 3 Finals Live Recap

Pro Michael Chadwick threw down a speedy 42.0 in the prelims of the 100 free this morning, but we should be in for some fast swimming from college stars too.

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Returning Conference Points: Big Talents Incoming For ACC Women

Virginia is in the midst of a recruiting tear – but how do their returning points stack up after graduating a few key contributors?

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Delaware Swimmer of the Year Ashley Chompre Commits to Duke

The defending Swimmer of the Year for Delaware, Ashley Chompre will be joining the Blue Devils as a member of the class of 2025.

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Ranking the 2020 Women’s NCAA Recruiting Classes: #13-16

We kick off our expanded rankings of the incoming freshman classes for NCAA swimming & diving with our 13th- through 16th-ranked programs.

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Ranking the 2020 Women’s NCAA Recruiting Classes: Honorable Mentions

We’re expanding our NCAA swimming & diving recruiting class ranks this year, counting down the top 16 classes of freshmen entering the NCAA next fall.

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Woodson, James Madison Win VHSL Class 6 Championships; Huske and Grimm Shine

The Woodson boys and James Madison girls won VHSL Class 6 State Championships yesterday, while Torri Huske set a new national public school 100 fly record.

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Torri Huske Posts 50.49 100 Fly, Also Wins 400 IM (4:11.26) at NCAP Invite

Tonight’s session was highlighted by 17-year-old Torri Huske’s 100 fly win, a best time of 50.49 to move her to #4 all-time in the 17-18 age group.

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NCAP’s Catherine Purnell Sends Verbal to Duke for 2020

Purnell would’ve ranked in the top four on Duke’s 2018-19 roster in the 200 free, 1650 free, 200 fly, 200 IM, and 400 IM.

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Kentucky State Champ Emily Lenihan Commits To Duke For 2020

Lenihan will step on to the Duke campus in 2020 with one race fast enough for a ‘B’ cut with two more within a half second.

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